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Maestro Gustavo Dudamel Blasted by Critics

AP | BY JOSHUA GOODMAN | Posted 02.17.2014 | Latino Voices

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Classical music wunderkind Gustavo Dudamel is facing the heat in his native Venezuela for not speaking out against embattl...

Patina's Hollywood Bowl Food Is Fabulous!

Jay Weston | Posted 10.14.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

\ Dudamel conducting the L.A. Phil at the Hollywood Bowl. All photos by Jay Weston For many years I shared a box at the Hollywood Bowl for ...

Dudamel Announces Hollywood Bowl Program... and Its Eats!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I am certain that most of my Huffington readers know who Gustavo Dudamel is, but just in case you don't he is the 32-year Venezualan-born Music Dire...

Border Crossings: The Venezuelans Are Coming!

John Densmore | Posted 02.02.2013 | Arts
John Densmore

The milagro (magic) of El Sistema -- Venezuela's program of taking impoverished kids and teaching them classical music -- can be summed up in one sentence uttered by its founder: "If you put a musical instrument in the hand of a kid, he or she will not pick up a gun."

Dudamel Conducts Domingo at Bowl in Iturbi Foundation Concert!

Jay Weston | Posted 10.21.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

When Donelle Dadigan, co-founder and president of the José Iturbi Foundation, invited me to attend a Hollywood Bowl concert on Sunday, I readily accepted and had one of the most profound and thrilling musical evenings of my life!

Gustavo Dudamel Receives A Hero's Welcome Back Home

AP | IAN JAMES | Posted 04.17.2012 | Los Angeles

CARACAS, Venezuela — Star conductor Gustavo Dudamel is thrilling fans in Venezuela as he performs with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for the firs...

Jeremy Denk Meets Gustavo and Beethoven on the Hill at Mouse Hall

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Music Director of the LA Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel seemed ill at ease and uncertain Sunday afternoon in a program of Mozart and Beethoven.

Clap Between Movements: Los Angeles, Toronto and Paris

Laurence Vittes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Jeremy Meets Gustavo Saturday, March 19, 2011, 8:00PM Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Jeremy...

WATCH: Gustavo Dudamel Appears On Jay Leno To Discuss Classical Music And Bieber's Haircut

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Gustavo Dudamel, the young, curly-haired, Venezuelan who took the classical music world by storm when he became the Music Director of the LA Philharmo...

You, Too, Can Play and Fight

Freddie Gershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Freddie Gershon

I'm a jaded New Yorker. I admit, a Venezuelan documentary entitled, Play and Fight, would not be on my list of musts. But I saw it and wow.

Dudamel Adds Another Concert To His Season

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Philharmonic is giving audiences an added chance to catch music director Gustavo Dudamel this season. Dudamel will perform an addit...